Registration is now closed. 


The full registration fee includes:

  • Entry to all conference sessions, exhibition and poster display
  • Morning and afternoon teas during the conference -Tuesday to Thursday
  • Icebreaker Reception - (RSVP required) 
  • The free Pre-conference Workshops (limited spaces)

The full registration fee excludes:

  • Lunches during the conference. * To maintain low registration fees, lunches will not be provided this year.  You are welcome to BYO or we encourage you to support the cafes at Victoria University.
  • Pre-conference Workshops with an additional fee (limited spaces)
  • Post-conference Field Trips (limited spaces)
  • Brewtown Bash Dinner 
  • Gala Dinner (limited spaces)
  • Accommodation - please visit the accommodation page for suggestions.
  • Travel and transfers
*A One-Day registration includes entry to all conference sessions, morning and afternoon tea on the selected day. The Pre-conference workshops and Icebreaker function are not included. 

 August 2023 - Registration Opens

 13 October 2023  - Early Bird Deadline (please note that the deadline will not be extended).  

All fees are expressed in $NZ and include GST of 15%. Payment is required at the end of the registration process by Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard or Visa accepted with 2.5% surcharge). 

Alternatively, if you require an invoice for payment, please email us at before starting the registration process to receive a separate link.

ECR Member Rate Criteria: please note that the cut off to qualify for the ECR Member Rate for the GSNZ 2023 Conference is three years or less from the completion of your most recent degree. This is in line with GSNZ ECR membership, which applies the same criteria.

Warning: Fraudulent websites and booking agencies

Please be aware of the proliferation of fraudulent websites impersonating legitimate conference websites and posing as booking agencies. For your safety we advise all attendees to use the official conference website for all conference related bookings for accommodation & registration.  Any other organisation contacting you to offer hotel rates should be ignored – they are most likely a scam.

To qualify for the reduced GSNZ member fee, you need to be a current financial, honorary or complimentary member. New members are welcome to take advantage of this benefit, but your membership subscription will need to be paid prior to your registration being made. For details on becoming a member, please see below.

For Group bookings, please contact the conference organisers before completing your registration at

If you request payment by invoice, please ensure that payment is made within 7 days. Your invoice/receipt will be attached to your confirmation email.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellations must be notified in writing by email to
  • Cancellations received on or before 13 October 2023 will be charged an administration fee of $100.
  • No refund will be given for registration cancellations received from 13 October 2023 including “no shows” at the conference.
  • Registrations can be transferred to another delegate at any time. 

Terms and Conditions

Please click here to view the full Terms & Conditions in relation to purchasing goods or services from Conferences and Events Limited and the GSNZ 2023 Conference.


To qualify for the reduced member fee you need to be a current financial, honorary or complimentary member. Your GSNZ membership status will be checked so please ensure your membership is up to date. New members are welcome to take advantage of this benefit but your membership subscription will need to be paid prior to your registration being made. For details on becoming a member, please see the information below.

Become a GSNZ Member

Sign up to become a GSNZ Member and benefit from discounted conference registration fees along with a number of other great benefits including: 

  • Free access New Zealand’s Earth science journal, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics.
  • Branch activities in seven locations throughout New Zealand, including field-trips, talks and social events.
  • Membership of any number of Special Interest Groups giving you the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals across a common interest.
  • Apply for geoscience grants from the National Committee
  • Have the GSNZ advocate on your behalf (e.g., Geopreservation)

When you become a member of the GSNZ you will be joining the largest community of geoscientists in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our strength lies in our members and the diversity and experience they bring to our Society with their backgrounds in education, CRIs, local authorities and consultancies. Through your membership you will have access to a network of international colleagues with a range of skills and knowledge to assist you in your career. 

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Conference Organisers

Conferences & Events Ltd
Conference Manager: Ali Howard
64 4 384 1511 

This event is organised by Conferences & Events Ltd, Wellington, Auckland, Nelson & Nationwide.  We are a New Zealand business.